Answer: Hii Moong dal and urad dal help a lot to gain weight in babies & toddlers. Urad dal is a power house of nutrients, high 1n calcium and protein and also EFA(essentia1 fatty acids) that help to develop the brain. Include dal preferably moong dal or tuvar dal in lunch or breakfast every day. Do not mix dal with yogurt or milk. Just a simple vegetable dal rice khichdi and idli works great for kids in gaining weight.
Give egg milk soya bean. Oats to baby in regular diet. Kidney bean ,black bean, while grain cereals bread rice all has to be include.
Give food to the toddler at small intervals. Don't offer too much food at a time. Keep 2-3 hours break. Give in small amounts. It is advised to feed the toddler 6 times in a day. Toddlers have low iron levels which makes them prone to anemia.
Encourage activities to increase the toddler's height. If the toddler is inactive then they become lazy and this decreases their body growth and development. Take them out and play with them. Include calcium in the toddler diet to strengthen their bones and promote height growth of toddlers. Dairy products are rich in calcium. Zinc rich food not only increases the toddler weight but also their height. Oysters, fish, meat, watermelon seeds, peanuts and dark chocolate are few zinc rich food.
Similar Questions with Answers
Question: my baby is 15 month old. her weight is only 8.5 kg . what should I do ?
Answer: hello dear first of all if baby is active then weight does not matter. second thing i know all mothers want their babies have chubby cheeks and look like golu molu but it is not possible in one day, one week or in one month. it takes more time. all babies do drama to eat food. but you have to prepare yourself for everything. some points that we need to keep in mind ---
1 it is a big task have patience.
2 cut down milk baby's milk intake because it can not fulfill all need what body wants.
3 try new food always and try to present food in new way like your baby's favourite cartoon or some funny face or in smilies.
4 at this stage baby needs 4 to 5 meals ( fruits, milk and snacks included).
5 always give well cooked food and fresh food .
6 if your baby is fussy eater then take help of rhymes, music and busy him or her in some activity and make him or her feed.
food items ----
eggs, potato, sweet potato, ghee, boiled potato these foods are contain high calories and help to increase weight.
except them you can give everything which you cook in your kitchen.
Question: My baby is 14 months old she is only 8 kg ...what i should do to increase her weight
Answer: You can give ghee, full fat curd, banana, eggs, dry fruits, cheese to the baby. This helps in increasing the weight of the baby.also ensure the baby gets sufficient sleep and play time.
Question: My baby is 11 months old and he is only 8.5 kg. What should I do increase his weight?
Answer: A healthy weight of 11 months baby should be 7-11kg and according to that your babys weight is absolutely healthy and normal there is nothing to worry about it at all .